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A powerful sandstorm enveloped Washington (video)

A powerful sandstorm paralyzed Washington in the U.S.. Within minutes, the element is completely covered the sky dirty gray veil.

As reported podrobnosti.ua, visibility in Washington is almost zero. Highways occurred dozens of accidents, several people were injured.

In some areas had to block traffic, and drivers stood in traffic for five hours.

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In Japan, after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake tsunami threat declared

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred on Wednesday in the north-east of Japan, announced the threat of a tsunami, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

According to seismologists, the epicenter was located 260 kilometers south-east of the port city of Kushiro in Hokkaido. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 10 kilometers.

According to the Geological Survey, a few seconds after the earthquake in the same area, there was another quake of magnitude 6.8.

The National Meteorological Agency of Japan announced a warning about the threat of a tsunami in Aomori and Iwate prefectures on the island of Hokkaido, with the height

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In Argentina, there was a six-point earthquake

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Monday in the north of Argentina. Instruments recorded a strong push at 4:46 am local time (11:30 GMT).

The epicenter of the earthquake was 111 km south-east of the province of Santiago del Estero, which is home to nearly a quarter of a million people. Hearth element lies at a depth of 550 kilometers, according to News.

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The number of victims of tornadoes in the U.S. is growing. Photographic

The number of victims of powerful tornado that struck on Friday, March 2, to the states of the Midwest and South, United States: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, Georgia and Florida, has risen to 39 people, hundreds of people were injured, reports "Rosbalt".

On the eve of state police reported 34 dead, but in the afternoon there were still at least six seats tornado that struck a number of settlements, a spokesman for the U.S. National Weather Service (National Weather Service), John Gordon (John Gordon).

On Friday, the governor of Indiana and Kentucky have declared a state of emergency to allow

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In the south of Kyrgyzstan, an earthquake measuring 5 points

An earthquake measuring five points on a 12-point scale MSK occurred in southern Kyrgyzstan on the night of Friday, the press service of Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic.

According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences, the center element was located 25 kilometers south-east of the village of Nura and Irkeshtam Osh region of the country. There's earthquake was felt the power of up to 4 points in the more remote villages of the region — 3 points.

"According to preliminary data, the loss of life and no", — the press-service.

In October 2008,

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United States: Implications of a tornado

Americans believe that the victims of an unexpected blow a few tornadoes. Element has claimed the lives 12 people and maimed 37.

Disaster struck immediately by five states. Whirlwind endured everything in its path, destroying homes, shopping centers and tore the transmission line. Several cities have met the first day of spring in the dark.

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Oil is increasingly produced in deep water environments

Oil is increasingly produced in deep water environments

The use of titanium in the oil industry. Titanium is a chemical element, atomic weight — 47.88, covering 22 in the periodic table number. It has a silvery — white. He's a bit like steel. He has a very high resistance to corrosion, very strong metal. It is mainly used in the needs of missile and aircraft and marine shipbuilding. Titanium is widely used in various industries, including the oil. With the development of oil offshore titanium used for such equipment and systems, as system of drilling, sea, passing and drinking

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the U.S., there is no information about victims

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the north of California, said on Monday night the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).

According to the service, tremors were reported in Monday's 13.07 local time (01.07 MSK Tuesday). The earthquake lies at a depth of 32.9 kilometers. The epicenter was located at a distance of 10 kilometers to the south-west of the city Ueytchpek (Weitchpec).

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Earthquakes occur periodically such power in the area after the April 4, 2010, when a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the north of the Mexican state of Baja California.

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Scientists have found in Kamchatka algae living in boiling water

Siberian genetics during the expedition to the Valley of Geysers in Kamchatka found eight types of microbial communities, among them — dark green filamentous algae that survive at temperatures up to 98 degrees, according to the website of Kronotsky reserve.

Studies of biological systems developing in extreme conditions, for three years took place in springs near the volcano caldera, in the Valley of Geysers and Death Valley. Summing up the results, Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences presented the results of studies of thermophilic microorganisms collected in the summer of 2012.

As Deputy Director for Science Kronotsky

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In London, the cyclone did not fly planes in Poland — people are dying

Due to heavy snowfall about a third of international flights not fly today from London airports, said "Russia 24?.

In the terminal, Heathrow canceled two flights to Moscow. Other planes have to go to Russia on schedule. Powerful cyclone brought a lot of problems and ground transportation. Drifts on the roads, snow removal equipment can not handle.

The effects of severe snowfall in a quarter century and eliminate in Rome. Emergency services to the disaster were not ready. Roads were built many kilometers of traffic jams. More than 150,000 people were left without electricity. The victims of

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